Professor Douglas J. Hilton AO

Professor Douglas J. Hilton AO

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Professor Doug Hilton AO is Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, and Professor of Medical Biology and Head of the Department of Medical Biology at The University of Melbourne. He is a member of the Australian Medical Research Advisory Board and is immediate past President of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI). Doug’s research investigates the regulation of blood cell formation and function. Professor Hilton has received many prizes and awards for his contribution to medical research, including Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. He is an elected Fellow of Australia’s three premier scientific academies - Academy of Science, Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, and Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

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